Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC431813 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 日本音楽概論
Subject Name
(Katakana)
ニホンオンガクガイロン
Subject Name in
English
Introduction to Japanese Music
Instructor ITO SHIN
Instructor
(Katakana)
イトウ シン
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Weds5-8:EDU F313
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Non-face-to-face, Lecture-oriented, Use of devices presenting teaching materials
 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 04 : Arts
Eligible Students Music students
Keywords  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
Music Culture Education
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Basic knowledge of music education in secondary education.
(Professional Skills)
・To acquire practical abilities including instruction, planning, proposal, and presentation abilities concerning life-long education and musical culture. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
 Explain the definition of Japanese music, its category, and the general features, then also talk about the overview of individual genres covered in the class 
Class Schedule §1[Introduction]Min'yo and Minzoku Geino
§2 Overview of Gagaku
§3 Kangen
§4 Bugaku
§5 Biwa-gaku
§6 Nou
§7 Nou -Bangumi
§8 Sokyoku
§9 Syakuhachi-gaku
§10 Shamisen music
§11 Jiuta and Sokyoku
§12 Sankyoku-Gassou
§13 Kabuki -history
§14 Kabuki -stage
§15 Japanese traditional music today 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Reference book: Reference books are introduced when needed. You should establish a habit of referring to relevant items on musical dictionaries and other reference books occasionally.
Teaching materials: Provided in accordance with the need"
 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Video, DVD, CD, a must-have PC
 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
"§1
Prior to the first lesson, retrieve reference literature on your own beforehand. read the relevant parts in the musical dictionaries, etc.
§2-§5
  Check the contents of the lesson with the textbook and the reference books, and catch the actual situations of Gagaku as much as possible. And also with audio-visual materials, etc. it is desirable to experience Gagaku performances.
§6-§8
 In principle, same as Gagaku. There are enormous numbers of literatur and theatrial publications regarding the Noh performance. In this course, you should forcus on musical reference books and confirm the contents of the lesson.
【Confirm knowledge you've learned so far by quiz】
§9-12
 Retrieve reference literature on your own beforehand. read the relevant parts in the musical dictionaries, etc. And practice work of Koto starts in semester 5, so in accordance with your interests, I recommend it to you as possible option in the future.
§13-§15
 There are enormous numbers of literatur and theatrial publications regarding the Noh performance. In this course, you should forcus on musical reference books and confirm the contents of the lesson with the textbooks and the music dictionaries. And with audio-visual materials, etc. it is desirable to experience Kabuki, Nagauta.
 When you have questions, I would like to answer it in class.
"
 
Requirements Recheck the outline of Japanese history (particularly cultural history) that you have learnt when you were a junior or high school student before taking class. And you should review classic literature as well.
 
Grading Method Based on Term-end examination, in principle. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message To appreciate Japanese traditional music and music in other Asian countries, apart from western aesthetic consciousness and values, it is important to approach the music with an open heart. I would like students to make opportunities actively on their own to absorb and accumulate any music aggressively, and do their best.
You need a must-have PC. 
Other   
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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